The number of mistakes or near-misses in IVF treatment in Britain have more than trebled in three years, new figures have revealed.
THE founder of a charity offering support to childless couples and people struggling to start a family has defended a new lottery game offering a prize of £25,000 of fertility treatment.
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The proportion of multiple births following in-vitro fertilisation (IVF) treatment is falling, according to new figures.
PLANS to set up a £5 million fund to put infertility treatment "at the heart of the NHS" will be unveiled today as one of the top priorities in the Scottish Conservatives' manifesto.
Fertility problems can be stressful and upsetting
A 57-YEAR-old woman has given birth to her own grandson to become Britain's oldest surrogate mother.
AN MSP has hit out at preferential treatment for private patients prepared to pay thousands of pounds for IVF treatment by the NHS.
WOMEN who have only one embryo transferred during IVF are almost five times more likely to deliver a baby at full term than those having two embryos put back, according to new research.
A SCREENING test to select the best embryos for IVF could dramatically boost success rates, researchers said yesterday.
PROFESSOR Robert Edwards, who has helped millions of infertile couples to have children by developing in-vitro fertilisation (IVF), yesterday won the 2010 Nobel Prize in medicine.
A LIFE-THREATENING complication caused by fertility treatment could be prevented by drinking a cup of coffee, new research suggests.
Women up to the age of 44 should be given free IVF treatment, an expert has claimed.
Caroline Wright and her husband, Stuart, spent £9,000 on IVF treatment before they had their twins daughters, Lisa and Emma, now aged four.
Women would be willing to spend an average of £15,000 on fertility treatment to help them get pregnant, research reveals.
A "POSTCODE lottery" for women seeking infertility treatment in Scotland has been highlighted by campaigners.
Demand for fertility treatment is rising with an increasing number of couples experiencing problems conceiving.
MAKING the decision to start a family is never easy. The financial impact, effects on careers and worrying about childcare are among the many issues that need to be considered. But for some couples, deciding is the easy part – the road to becoming pregnant is much more difficult.
A FORMER cancer patient has made medical history by giving birth to two babies after her fertility was restored with frozen ovarian tissue.
OLDER couples struggling to start a family are to be offered fresh hope with the opening of Lothian's first private IVF clinic.
COUPLES undergoing IVF might face higher bills after European regulators said they should be screened for diseases between each treatment cycle.
COUPLES seeking IVF treatment face a "postcode lottery" across the country, it was claimed yesterday.